Archives: Jan '17


Choose Life

This is the last missive of January 2017 and what a different world we wake up to from the one we thought we knew at the start of the year! It would be easy to get bogged down and depressed by these unfamiliar world events. Burying our head in the sand will not change things,…

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January 30, 2017

A Great Big Trump!

No, I’m not getting political, I just want to highlight that the expression, ‘If you think you can, then you can’ really is true. Donald Trump believed he could be the President of the U.S.A. and now he is! Now I know he didn’t just click his fingers; there were some serious and clever strategies…

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January 23, 2017

It takes a community!

An expression of which I’m very fond is, ‘it takes a village to raise a child’ and in our modern world of families being spread across the country/continent/s, I regard this community focused responsibility as being even more important and should extend beyond child rearing. The ideal being a community where we all look out…

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January 15, 2017

This time last week!

This time last week we might have been chillaxin’, enjoying an extra day off work, we might have been clearing up after the festive break, we might have been shopping in the sales? We might have started a New Year’s Resolution – desperate for normal digestion, to feel better about ourselves, for our clothes to fit properly…

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January 9, 2017

All Good Things

All good things must come to an end and after a couple of weeks of over indulging it is time to ‘step away from the cheese’! Throughout my teens, 20’s and up to my mid-thirties I couldn’t let my hair down in terms of food and drink over the festive period (as I was a…

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January 2, 2017